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Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
YouTube competitor Vessel raises a $57.5M Series B round led by IVP, just weeks after launch   —  Vessel raises $57.5m funding to expand its ‘first window’ for YouTube creators  —  Silicon Valley heavyweight IVP joins US startup's investors, and predicts it could be as successful as Netflix and Twitter
Apr 17, 2015, 11:20 AMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / Guardian:
Belgian data regulator finds Facebook tracks logged out, explicitly opted out, and unregistered users, thus breaching EU privacy law   —  Facebook ‘tracks all visitors, breaching EU law’  —  Exclusive: Social network even sets a new cookie to track untracked EU users who have explicitly opted out of tracking, report says
Mar 31, 2015, 7:55 AMIn context
Ed Pilkington / Guardian:
Amazon tests delivery drones at secret Canada site after US FAA frustration   —  Exclusive: Guardian gains access to unnamed British Columbia site where tech giant's roboticists and engineers, stymied by American regulation, are now developing their unmanned domestic delivery service
Mar 30, 2015, 7:25 AMIn context
Jana Kasperkevic / Guardian:
Amazon to remove non-compete clause from contracts for hourly workers   —  Announcement comes after the Verge reported that the retailer required its US employees, including seasonal workers, to sign non-compete contracts  —  Amazon is to remove a “non-compete” clause from its employment contracts …
Mar 27, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context
Mark Sweney / Guardian:
Guardian, FT, CNN, Reuters, and Economist launch new programmatic advertising alliance Pangaea to take on Facebook and Google   —  Guardian, FT, CNN and Reuters in ad deal to take on Facebook and Google  —  Pangaea Alliance initiative will give brands access to more than 110 million online readers using programmatic advertising system
Mar 18, 2015, 8:45 PMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
The dual personality of Reddit: a problem for CEO Ellen Pao should she try to cleanse the site   —  Reddit: can anyone clean up the mess behind ‘the front page of the internet’?  —  The social news site is almost as famous for its never-ending supply of creepy subforums as it is for memes, pictures and assorted lols.
Mar 15, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Guardian:
Jay-Z wins control of Aspiro, owner of music streaming services WiMP and Tidal, after more than 90% of shareholders accept $54M offer   —  Jay-Z wins battle for music streaming company  —  Minority shareholders in Sweden's Aspiro accept £36m offer as competition in the streaming market intensifies
Mar 13, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Nokia relaunches HERE navigation app for iOS with maps available offline and live traffic data when online   —  Nokia relaunches its HERE maps and navigation app for iOS  —  First app for Apple devices was pulled in late 2013, but all-new version is returning to the App Store after 4m downloads on Android
Mar 11, 2015, 9:05 PMIn context
Stuart Dredge / Guardian:
Ex-VP of online marketing Sean Percival shares MySpace lessons: lack of focus after News Corp takeover, deceptive ads, failure to build on unique music deal   —  MySpace: what went wrong - by its former VP of online marketing  —  Sean Percival on corporate interference, Punch The Monkey …
Mar 8, 2015, 9:45 PMIn context
Miles Brignall / Guardian:
UK ISP TalkTalk suffers massive data breach, subscribers' information used in scams   —  Fraud threat to millions of TalkTalk customers  —  Major breach of data leaves one customer £2,800 out of pocket as TalkTalk and his bank, Santander, refuse to compensate him
Feb 27, 2015, 7:05 AMIn context

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